Tag Archives: Ruth Brugh

A Robert Taylor Christmas

I am rerunning this post because it’s a good look at Mr. Taylor and his family at Christmas. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year to all the readers of this blog. The following excerpt is from …but I have promises to … Continue reading

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Christmas with Robert Taylor and Family

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The following excerpt is from …but I have promises to keep, My Life Before, With & After Robert Taylor, by Ursula Thiess, Xlibris Corporation, 2007, pages 154 & 155. My German heritage of celebrating Christmas rather dominated my family, and … Continue reading

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Letters to LIFE Magazine about Robert Taylor

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Letters to Life Magazine Robert Taylor and Time/Life publications were not a good match.  They looked at him as a good looking star and nothing more.  Mr. Taylor didn’t think much of them, either.  The following is a selection of … Continue reading

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Anything Can Happen in Hollywood by Robert Taylor

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It’s impossible to know whether Robert Taylor wrote this article himself or not but the tone of voice seems right for him.  It contains one of the acting principles he lived by: “Good acting depends on lack of gestures and … Continue reading

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Robert Taylor’s Family

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Robert Taylor was born in Filley, Nebraska on August 5, 1911.  The photo above is the main street of Filley in 1936. Mr. Taylor’s original name was Spangler Arlington Brugh.  At some point the Spangler and Brugh families intermarried, causing … Continue reading

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